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Hoist Driver at Bulyanhulu Gold Mine September, 2023

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit Hoist Engine Driver to join our team. The successful candidate for this position is expected to align with the Barrick DNA and drive a change within his team and the business and on a practical note will ensure activities in the Engineering department are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost-effective manner to achieve targets in accordance with BGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies, and Procedures.

Reporting toShaft Operation Supervisor

Duration: Permanent 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct pre use inspection, dailies, winder break test and trips
  • Facilitate the safe hoisting of persons, materials and ore, up and down the shaft
  •  Record conditions of winding engine daily in the WED logbook
  •  Responsible for the safe movement of men and material in a conveyance or skip 
  •  Responsible for transmitting and reacting to signals
  •  Responsible to complete drivers’ logbook daily and to list stoppages and reasons daily 
  • Advise and make recommendations to the Banks man and Cage Attendant regarding simplification of work during shift 
  • Verify load weights and check them against lifting capacities to prevent overload 
  • Determine load weights and check them against lifting capacities to prevent overload 
  • Be able to verify the weight of a load 
  • Inspect and test winder for legal compliance 
  • Perform risk assessments (Activity Based and Mini) 
  • Perform risk assessments (General and Mini)
  • Physically operate the winding engine to hoist and lower men, materials, and ore in the shaft in compliance with the Minerals Act 
  • Prepare shift operation reports, record breakdowns and levels of productivity and report to the relevant stakeholders at the end of the shift
  • Prepare shift operation reports, record breakdowns and levels of productivity and report to the Engineer or HOD or Shaft Foreman at the end of the shift
  • Required to perform other duties that may reasonably be expected of him/her within the Company from time to time 
  • Work rotational shifts, overtime, do standby and be available for call-out should the need arise 
  • Work according to the Mine’s Code of Practice, and report any observations of this not being done 
  • Ensure compliance to statutory requirements and Bulyanhulu gold Mine Policies, Procedures and Code of Practice
  • Insure to stop the winder and report any unsafe condition immediately 
  • Must be competent in issuing signals on the ECAM system and have working knowledge for the signals that need to be given in the shaft
  • Have good knowledge of the procedure in and around the shaft winder
  • Ensure good knowledge is maintain around the winder house and cabin

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Secondary school education
  • FTC/Diploma/bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical Engineering.
  • Winder Engine Hoist driver license/certificate 
  • On setter Certificate 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 3 Years’ experience as a competent Winding Engine Driver

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent communication in English both written and verbal.
  • Computer literate in the Microsoft Package Applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint

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